Erykah Badu: 'Hitler was a wonderful painter'

Getty Image  Uproxx Studios

Furthermore, following her ethos of considering multiple perspectives, she states she "saw something good in Hitler" and calls him a "wonderful painter".

But there were some who expressed bemusement, saying it was typical of Badu to say wild or infuriating things.

Later on, Badu proceeds to declare her "love" for Bill Cosby and praised "what he's done for the world" before dismissing his sexual assault allegations because he might simply be "sick".

"I mean, I'm not Muslim, I'm not Christian, I'm not anything; I'm an observer who can see good things and bad things". Upon being asked about her support for Louis Farrakhan, and his alleged anti-Semitism, Badu says she chooses to "see all sides simultaneously".

Many were dumbfounded by Badu's comments on the controversial figures and shared thoughts of their own. She also seemingly defends Bill Cosby in this interview, so the slander is coming from all sides of the Twitterverse.

In her words, "I don't care if the whole group says something, I'm going to be honest".

Murphy Brown Latest News, Photos, and Videos
In the final scene, Murphy returned home to find that that her former house painter Eldin ( Robert Pastorelli ) was back. Murphy Brown centered on a tough female journalist and never shied away from serious issues like alcoholism.

Badu, who is revered for thinking outside of the box, stepped too far outside of it for some people readers, who are outraged at Badu's answers. I saw something good in Hitler.

- Xavier D'Leau (@XavierDLeau) January 24, 2018Erykah Badu: I'm a humanist.

Badu told the magazine she recognized that Cosby had perhaps done "evil things".

Badu retracted her statement and said Hitler was a frightful painter and had a awful childhood. In that situation, I want to know what really happened. "I take advantage of it". I don't walk around thinking about Hitler or Louis Farrakhan. "I keep up the idea that I'm mystical". During the interview, Badu says she uses the laws of the universe to find her next baby to deliver. It all depends on the person and their story.

Though Badu admitted that her opinions may go against popular beliefs, she remains adamant in her stance and refuses to budge, despite the risk of being "crucified" for her statements. "The kids need vibrations because their attention span is about three seconds..."

"You can't roll a joint on the cover of a digital download", she explained.


  • 3 dead after gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan

    3 dead after gunmen storm Save the Children office in Afghanistan

    Gunmen have attacked a non-governmental children's organisation in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, officials have said. The Save the Children headquarters have been attacked by gunmen, who are believed to have started the attack with a auto bomb.
    Overwatch's New Skins Are Rare, But Loot Box Odds Haven't Changed

    Overwatch's New Skins Are Rare, But Loot Box Odds Haven't Changed

    However, that process could be bypassed through an attack called Domain Name System (DNS) rebinding. A vulnerability in Blizzard's updater put millions of gamers at risk.
    Google Parent Launches Cybersecurity Firm

    Google Parent Launches Cybersecurity Firm

    Mike Wiacek and Shapor Naghibzadeh had recently arrived at X after spending a combined 20+ years in Google's security team. Alphabet's "moonshot factory" has been incubating its answer to the massive and growing problem of hacking and data theft.
  • Ghost Recon: Wildlands is getting paid-for loot boxes

    Ghost Recon: Wildlands is getting paid-for loot boxes

    You can consult the list of all the items you can obtain on a dedicated page on the Ghost Recon Network . These include various weapons in both the Epic and Exotic variety, as well as vehicles and cosmetics.
    Five Injured in Shooting at a US School are in Critical Condition

    Five Injured in Shooting at a US School are in Critical Condition

    MARSHALL COUNTY, Ky. (1/23/18) - Kentucky State Police has confirmed a shooting this morning at Marshall County High School . January 20: A Winston-Salem State University football player was shot and killed during an event at Wake Forest University.
    New Poster and Trailer Rise Up for Pacific Rim Uprising

    New Poster and Trailer Rise Up for Pacific Rim Uprising

    DeKnight (Netflix's Daredevil , STARZ's Spartacus ) directed and co-wrote the script with Emily Carmichael, Kira Snyder, and T.S. Boyega is also seen helping to inspire and unite a group of new Jaeger pilots as a new wave of Kaiju descend upon the earth.
  • How Game of Thrones almost  killed Jason Momoa's career

    How Game of Thrones almost killed Jason Momoa's career

    This was because a lot of people thought he couldn't speak English Language - Khal Drogo spoke Dothraki on the show. And then I met Fred Armisen [comedian], and he goes "I didn't even know you spoke English" - it was heartbreaking.
    Plex VR On Daydream Launched

    Plex VR On Daydream Launched

    And you can get apps for nearly any mobile device, including Android, iOS, and even Windows Phone smartphones. However, Plex is offering this feature free of charge for the first week, so go have some fun.
    Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down

    Planned Parenthood CEO who oversaw 3.5 million abortions to step down

    However, Congress for decades has barred any federal money from being used to fund abortions provided by Planned Parenthood. Richards' future is unknown, though she is now working on a memoir titled Make Trouble , set for release in April.
  • US East Coast crude stocks at lowest levels since Oct '14

    US East Coast crude stocks at lowest levels since Oct '14

    EST (1559 GMT), after earlier touching their highest since December 2014, while Brent rose 15 cents to $70.12 a barrel. Crude prices rose on the data, with USA futures gaining 58 cents to $65.05 a barrel as of 10:59 a.m.
    Arkansas Receives Failing Grade In Annual Tobacco Report

    Arkansas Receives Failing Grade In Annual Tobacco Report

    According to the findings, Florida can do a lot more to reduce tobacco use and ultimately save lives. Medicaid enrollees smoke at a rate nearly three times as high as those with private insurance.
    Meg Whitman gets a new CEO gig at Katzenberg's digital media start-up

    Meg Whitman gets a new CEO gig at Katzenberg's digital media start-up

    The Uber position would have made a bit more sense considering Whitman's gravitas and experience as an executive that's built companies and knows how to scale.


Latest news

Bank of America eliminating free checking accounts for customers with low balances
But while the move has left consumers with one less option, low-priced checking accounts are unlikely to go away entirely. The bank is now requiring customers to keep more money in their accounts to avoid a $12 monthly fee.

Ongoing feud between hotel and YouTuber escalates even more dramatically
But she did have an important message for her trolls and, by extension, all people who spend time being nasty to others online. At the time of writing, Darby's YouTube channel has over 97,000 subscribers and just under 91,000 followers on Instagram .

German far-right AfD politician converts to Islam
The AfD has reportedly confirmed that Mr Wagner is no longer a member of its executive committee. The party's base consists mostly of staunch critics of Islam and immigration.

Incognito, Ngakoue clear air
Ngakoue declined to discuss any specifics of what was said, but did confirm that the two spoke about the incident. Whether the resolution between the players is enough to satisfy the National Football League remains to be seen.

Mark E Smith, legendary frontman of The Fall, dies aged 60
He was the band's only permanent member, hiring, firing and falling out with several dozen musicians along the way. The Fall manager and Smith's partner Pam Vander - also known as Pam Van Damned - said Smith died at his home.

David Cameron: Brexit isn't as bad as I expected
Cameron says: "Yes, well I know". "It's turned out less badly than we first thought, but it's still going to be hard ". The former UKIP leader Nigel Farage tweeted the video of Cameron caught on camera, with the caption: "Busted".

In Brazil, Court Will Determine If Former President Will Run Again
The ruling is a severe blow to Lula's ambitions to become president for a third term in elections scheduled for 7 October. Police surrounded the district that includes the court, which is in the middle of a park, and helicopters flew overhead.

Starbucks offers all United States hourly workers paid leave benefits this year
Wal-Mart Stores Inc., meanwhile, plans to hike its starting wage to $11 an hour and give out $400 million in one-time bonuses. That benefit is estimated to cost the company about $30 million a year, Borges said.

Japan Display unveils new in-screen fingerprint scanner for LCDs
Using JDI's Pixel Eyes technology, a capacitive fingerprint sensor can actually be built into the glass of the displays . Talking about the specifications, the Vivo X20 Plus runs on FunTouch OS based on Android 7.1 Nougat operating system.

Sea of Thieves Team Working to Address Closed Beta Error
Sea of Thieves is an open-world, co-op adventure in which players form pirate crews and search for treasure. Earlier today, Rare announced the "Design an Achievement" contest for Sea of Thieves .

SpaceX performs first 'static fire' of Falcon Heavy rocket
That hot fire could come in the next few days, and usually only one such test is required before flight. The pad test was key to moving toward the rocket's first liftoff from Cape Canaveral.

NTSB says it's investigating crash of Tesla on freeway
If the warnings are ignored, drivers would be prevented from using Autopilot, the company has said. The driver of the Model S claims that the vehicle was in Autopilot mode when this happened.

Loot boxes aren't going away, GDC survey says
That puts the console above the Xbox One (28 percent), but still below the PS4 (39 percent) and PC platforms (59 percent). It's a pretty interesting snapshot too, especially when the most current statistics are compared to the previous year's.

Capcom Begins Its The Making of Monster Hunter
The action is the biggest upgrade in Monster Hunter: World as it feels significantly more fluid than in previous games. Explaining the decision, Tsujimoto said that the PS4 and Xbox One better represent the original vision for the game.

Windows 10 Will Show You Everything Microsoft Has On You
Additionally, Microsoft is adding an Activity History page to the Privacy Dashboard that it announced more than a year ago . This updated Privacy Dashboard displays data associated with a Microsoft account, with options to delete some or all of it.

Other news